Iron-clad demand: Rising number of commercial developments prevents declines in revenue

The Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services industry provides a diverse range of services that meet demand from many segments of the building, infrastructure and industrial markets. The industry derives most of its revenue from fixing metal cladding and waterproofing services for buildings. The industry also has several specialist service segments, including providing scaffolding services for high-rise and wide-span buildings; providing scaffolding services for mining and infrastructure applications, such as telecommunications towers and oil rigs; sand blasting building exteriors; waterproofing infrastructure, such as tunnels; and installing, maintaining and removing petrol bowsers.Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 1.2%, to reach $9.1...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$9bn
Annual Growth 14-19
1.2%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
34,950
Businesses
17,350
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Sharply falling demand from residential construction market has driven down industry revenue
  • Competitive conditions have reduced profit margins in the industry over the past five years
  • Industry demand is projected to strengthen in the key mining and infrastructure markets
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    Market share concentration in the Metal Scaffolding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services industry is low, with the industry's four largest players accounting for less than 5% of industry revenue in 2018-19. The industry has a fragmented structure, and is made up of many small-scale businesses that operate in narrow geographic or service markets. The industry includes a few large-scale multi-establishment enterprises that are important players in discrete service segments. These include Cape Australia, Polyseal Waterproofing Technologies, Kwikform Acquisition Holdings and Askin Performance Panels.Many industry businesses maintain a small permanent workforce, which can be supplemented by skilled subcontractors on a project-by-project basis. Mor...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services are:

  • Having a high profile in the market
  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from non-residential building construction and Demand from residential building construction in the Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services Industry?

    Industry firms provide construction services that are not classified elsewhere. These services include fixing metal cladding to buildings, erecting scaffolding, waterproofing buildings, installing petrol bowsers and sand blasting building exteriors.

    Industry Products
  • Metal wall cladding installation
  • Building waterproofing services
  • Scaffolding services
  • Petrol bowser installation
  • Sand blasting and cleaning building exteriors
  • Other products and services
  • Industry Activities
  • Fixing metal wall cladding to buildings
  • Installing, repairing, maintaining and removing petrol bowsers
  • Sand blasting and steam cleaning building exteriors
  • Erecting, maintaining and dismantling scaffolding
  • Waterproofing buildings
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from non-residential building construction
  • Demand from residential building construction
  • Demand from fuel retailing
  • Demand from heavy and civil engineering construction

  • Current Performance
  • Participation and profit
  • Construction market trends
  • Key segment trends
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Non-residential building drives demand
  • Profitability strengthens
  • Table: Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • House Construction
  • Multi-Unit Apartment and Townhouse Construction
  • Heavy Industry and Other Non-Building Construction
  • Commercial and Industrial Building Construction
  • Institutional Building Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminium Rolling, Drawing and Extruding
  • Machinery and Scaffolding Rental
  • Sheet Metal Product Manufacturing
  • Synthetic Resin and Synthetic Rubber Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Metal wall cladding installation
  • Building waterproofing services
  • Other products and services
  • Scaffolding services
  • Petrol bowser installation
  • Sand blasting and cleaning building exteriors
  • Chart: Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Non-residential builders, developers and property managers
  • Residential builders, developers and property managers
  • Heavy industrial engineering firms
  • Fuel retailers and other firms
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Dry Hire
  • The hire of equipment without an operator.
  • Scaffold
  • An elevated temporary work platform.
  • Waterproofing Membrane
  • A product used to waterproof a building or other structure that can be made from plastic, rubber, polyurethane or coated fabric.
  • Wet Hire
  • The hire of equipment with an operator.
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